Stanley Cup Final

Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane

It’s official: 3rd Cup in 6 seasons marks Hawks a dynasty

The stars and the scrubs alike took a spin with the Stanley Cup before it finally wound up in Joel Quenneville’s hands. The Blackhawks coach wouldn’t have it any other way. The last team standing […]

06/16/2015

Nikita Kucherov (86), Corey Crawford (50)

Smallest margins put Blackhawks on brink of Cup in Game 6

Tampa Bay goalie Ben Bishop and his Chicago counterpart, Corey Crawford, both made atrocious mistakes less than a minute apart in Game 5 of this impossibly close Stanley Cup Final on Saturday night. Bishop’s blunder […]

06/15/2015

Stanley Cup Blackhawks Lightning Hockey

Blackhawks edge Lightning and reach the brink of NHL title

The Chicago Blackhawks had barely filed up the tunnel to the visitors’ dressing room after another narrow victory in the Stanley Cup Final when their thoughts turned to home. With another tenacious road victory in […]

06/13/2015

Jonathan Toews

Star players hope to provide edge in Stanley Cup Final

The tightest Stanley Cup Final in 47 years is coming down to the wire. The Chicago Blackhawks and Tampa Bay Lightning both feel confident about their ability to win two of a possible three games […]

06/13/2015

Ben Bishop

Injured Tampa Bay goalie Bishop still uncertain for Game 5

Lightning goalie Ben Bishop spent 15 minutes on the ice Saturday during Tampa Bay’s morning skate for Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final. The Lightning haven’t decided whether the injured 53-game winner will play […]

06/13/2015

Anton Stralman, Corey Crawford

Chicago, Tampa Bay all even again in Stanley Cup Final

Four games deep in the Stanley Cup Final, all that’s clear is just how little separates the Chicago Blackhawks and the Tampa Bay Lightning. These two conference champions have two victories, nine goals and 24 […]

06/11/2015

Frederik Andersen

Andersen’s Ducks knock off Blackhawks 4-1 in WCF opener

Hampus Lindholm, Nate Thompson and Jakob Silfverberg each had a goal and an assist, and the Anaheim Ducks opened the Western Conference finals with a 4-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday. Frederik Andersen […]

05/17/2015

Jakob Silfverberg

Protecting home ice could decide NHL’s conference finals

The Chicago Blackhawks have a sellout streak of 323 games and counting. The New York Rangers play in the world’s most famous arena, and the Anaheim Ducks are undefeated at home in the playoffs. The […]

05/15/2015

Corey Perry

Ducks’ Perry misses another practice, but should play Sunday

Corey Perry has missed his second straight practice with the Anaheim Ducks to rest for the Western Conference finals. Perry stuck to a stationary bike Thursday, but coach Bruce Boudreau expects him to play when […]

05/15/2015

Anaheim Ducks

2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs conference finals schedule

The National Hockey League the Ducks announced the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs Western Conference Final schedule between the Anaheim Ducks (No. 1 seed) and the Chicago Blackhawks (No. 4 seed). This marks the first time […]

05/14/2015

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